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#7608 – Secondary Teacher – Mathematics/Sciences – Remote – Indigenous School

Position Description

Full-Time Math/Science Teacher

Are you looking for a unique and enriching teaching experience? Do you have the willingness to teach, but also to learn? Does community living and proximity to nature inspire you? Do you have the desire to immerse yourself in an Indigenous community? The Central Québec School Board (CQSB) may have what you are looking for! With close to 300 students, Jimmy Sandy Memorial School (JSMS) is currently seeking a Math/Science teacher who is interested in sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for learning with the Naskapis of Kawawachikamach.

Kawawa, as it is locally called, is a dynamic community of approximately 1,000 people. There is a grocery store, municipal pool, fitness center, a cultural centre, a greenhouse, a local radio station, a health care clinic and so much more. Depending on the season, outdoor activities in particular are always popular with JSMS staff. The options are limitless, from snowshoeing, hiking, fishing, berry picking, snowmobiling to name a few.


– Unique and rewarding teaching experience

– Smaller class room sizes

– Teacher induction program

– 20 PD days

– Salary* – $45,615 to $87,206

– Subsidized fully furnished-heated housing* – $2,275/annual rent / $5,325 taxable benefit

– Nordic allowance* -$10,627 (no dependent) – $18,872 (with dependent)

– Paid outings during the school year* – 3 payments of $3,795

– All relocation expenses could be provided by the CQSB*

* Certain conditions may apply and are subject to change

If you require additional information about a position at JSMS, please feel free to contact Steven McCoubrey at, or at 581 989-5054.

Why not consider the Naskapis of Kawawachikamach! They need you!


A valid teaching permit issued by the MEQ or eligibility to obtaining a teaching permit issued by the MEQ

An excellent knowledge of oral and written English

Ability to display genuine love of teaching students (enthusiasm)

Ability to demonstrate awareness or sensitivity towards First Nations

Ability to recognize and respond to individual difference in students

Ability to differentiate instruction for a variety of developmental stages and ability levels

Familiarity with current programs, curriculum and current research

Evidence he/she is able to make adjustments to a set plan – Flexibility in adjusting and/or adapting lessons in a sound manner

Knowledge of classroom management strategies to resolve discipline problems

Way of motivating students to reach their potential

Desire to work to school improvement activities or other collaborative efforts with staff

Pertinent experience would be an asset

All interested candidates are asked to forward their application(posting open until filled):


By our website:

Mention the posting number on the subject line of your emailandon your resume.

An acknowledgement of receipt will be returned to your email address.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. All applications are treated in a confidential manner. We apply equal access to employment and we encourage women, visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities to apply. People with disabilities who wish, may be assisted in the preselection and selection process.

The Human Resources Department

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